A calendar of club-sponsored mineral shows

gem shows, fossil shows, symposiums, and other events of interest to the mineralogical community

Mineral show calendar last updated: 16 September 2019

Contact mineralfest@aol.com if you would like your club's show listed - it's free !


20-22 September 2019: Fishersville, Virginia

52nd Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Shenandoah Valley Gem & Mineral Society

The Augusta Expo (277 Expo Road, Fishersville)

21-22 September 2019: Poughkeepsie, New York

50th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society

Gold's Gym & Family Sports Complex (258 Titusville Road)

Theme: Pyrite: Don't be fooled!

27-29 September 2019: Jacksonville, Florida

31st Annual Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Society

Morocco Shrine Auditorium (3800 St. John's Bluff Road South)

27-29 September 2019: Clarkdale, Arizona

Semi-Annual Clarkdale Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Mingus Gem & Mineral Club

Clark Memorial Clubhouse Auditorium (19 N. Ninth Street)

28-29 September 2019: West Friendship, Maryland

55th Annual Atlantic Coast Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: The Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore

Howard County Fairgrounds (2210 Fairgrounds Road)

28-29 September 2019: Franklin, New Jersey

63rd Annual Franklin-Sterling Hill Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society and the Franklin Mineral Museum

Littell Community Center (formerly known as the Armory) (10 Munsonhurst Road #12)

Indoor / outdoor

28-29 September 2019: Lodi, California

Earth's Treasures: Gem, Jewelry, Bead & Mineral Show

Organized by: Stockton Lapidary & Mineral Club

Lodi Grape Festival Grounds (413 E. Lockeford Street)


4-6 October 2019: Dallas, North Carolina

41st Annual Gaston Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Gaston Gem, Mineral & Faceters Club

Gaston County Park (1303 Dallas Cherryville Highway)

4-6 October 2019: Orlando, Florida

Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society

Florida National Guard Armory (2809 South Fern Creek Avenue)

5 October 2019: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

73rd semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

5-6 October 2019: Springfield, Illinois

2019 Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society

New location: Illinois State Fairgrounds - Orr Building

11-13 October 2019: Moab, Utah

60th Annual Rock, Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Moab Rock Club

Old Spanish Trail Arena (3641 S. Highway 191)

11-13 October 2019: Huntsville, Alabama

52nd Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society

Jaycee Community Center (2180 Airport Road)

12-13 October 2019: Cherry Hill, New Jersey

2nd Annual South Jersey Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

1721 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill

19-20 October 2019: South Charleston, West Virginia

47th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Kanawha Rock & Gem Club

South Charleston Community Center (601 Jefferson Road, South Charleston, WV)

19-20 October 2019: Des Moines, Iowa

2019 Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Des Moines Lapidary Society

Iowa State Fairgrounds - Knapp Learning Center

19-20 October 2019: Honolulu, Hawaii

18th Annual Hawai'i Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Hui Pohaku O Hawai'i, or the Rock & Mineral Society of Hawaii

Ohana Hale Marketplace (333 Ward Avenue #3)

19-20 October 2019: Chicago Heights, Illinois

49th Annual Fossil, Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: South Suburban Earth Science Club

Prairie State College - Prairie State Gym (202 South Halsted Street)

26-27 October 2019: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

2019 Oklahoma Mineral & Gem Show

Organized by: Oklahoma Mineral & Gem Society

Oklahoma State Fair Park - Modern Living Building (608 Kiamichi Place)


2-3 November 2019: Greenwich, Connecticut

31st Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Stamford Mineralogical Society

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (90 Harding Road)

2-3 November 2019: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

FM-Pa Symposium & Field Trip

Organized by: Friends of Mineralogy - Pennsylvania Chapter

Location: Franklin & Marshall College (Hackman Physical Sciences Building)

Please register in advance

2-3 November 2019: Mountainside, New Jersey

Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Union County Department of Parks and Recreation

Trailside Nature & Science Center (452 New Providence Road)

9-10 November 2019: Melbourne, Florida

46th Annual Parade of Gems - Gem & Jewelry Show

Hosted by: Canaveral Mineral & Gem Society

Melbourne Auditorium (625 East Hibiscus Avenue)

22-24 November 2019: Columbia, South Carolina

52nd Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

Jamil Temple (206 Jamil Road, Exit 106A off I-26)

23-24 November 2019: West Palm Beach, Florida

53rd Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Fossil & Bead Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches

Expo Center East at South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Boulevard)

23-24 November 2019: Fairfax, Virginia

28th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Northern Virginia Mineral Club

Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center, George Mason University (4400 University Drive)


14-15 December 2019: Franklin, Tennessee

39th Annual Earth Treasures Show

Organized by: Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society

Williamson County Ag Expo Park (4215 Long Lane, Franklin)


21-22 March 2020: Gaithersburg, Maryland

56th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Gem, Lapidary and Mineral Society of Montgomery County, Maryland

Montgomery County Fairgrounds (16 Chestnut Street)